Free Tutoring through Mission InspirEd

Mission InspirEd will be offering free, weekly classes for elementary and middle school students starting the week of January 23rd.

They have qualified instructors, teaching topics ranging from Introductory Business to Intermediate Java!

Spots fill up quickly, so make sure to sign up as soon as possible.

Learn more at or view the flyer for more information.

Bellevue East Little League: Winter Clinic and Spring Registration

Bellevue East Little League is happy to announce the opening of their Winter Clinic and Spring Season registration for T-Ball, Baseball, and Softball for boys and girls between the ages 4-16. Winter Clinic starts in January.  Evaluations begin in February with the season for baseball/softball starting shortly thereafter.

Find their season schedule at or sign up today at

Free Online Chess Lessons

425 Kids Chess, a local group of high school and middle school students, offers free weekly group and 1-on-1 chess lessons for elementary school students online! We provide fun, interactive learning, with mentors who are dedicated to helping students grow.

To sign up or learn more, visit or email

Free Family Service Event – Camp Kindness Counts

Looking for ways to help in our community? The Youth Leadership committee has organized safe and fun in-person events! On December 5th we’ll make cards of encouragement and assemble snack bags for the experiencing homelessness.

Flamingo Fundraising Season is here!

Help support the Girl Scout Troop 40333 this year while having a little pink flamingo fun!

For any questions, please contact Melanie at

SJCC “Hands on Hanukkah” Family Programming

The Stroum Jewish Community Center has created some wonderful Hanukkah programming at locations across the Eastside for families this year! 

SJCC has created a series of FREE pop up events, called “Hands on Hanukkah.” SJCC Staff will be at six different locations throughout the Seattle area to celebrate the holiday with arts and crafts and tasty treats for children of all ages. We invite families of all faiths to join us and learn about the miracle of Hanukkah!

Eastside Locations:

·       Mercer Island Farmers Market on Nov 21 from 10am-3pm
·       Family Night at Redmond Lights on Dec 3rd at 5:30pm
·       Temple B’Nai Torah on Dec 4th from 12-2pm
·       Bellevue Botanical Garden d’Lights on Dec 4th from 4-6pm

Sammamish High School Holiday Poinsettia and Wreath Sale

Each fall, the Sammamish High School Senior Parents sponsor a Holiday Poinsettia and Wreath Sale. These make wonderful gifts for family, friends, co-workers and neighbors. All proceeds benefit the current senior class & their graduation events!

Order by November 4th  at the link below and pick up in front of Sammamish High School on Nov 23rd  3:00 – 6:00pm:

Veteran’s Day Girl Scout Babysitting

What will your children be doing on Veterans Day, November 11th No School Day? Why not have them join us for a fun day of activities?

Girl Scout Troop 40333’s kid sitting for K-7 students will be led by 11th grade students, who have led at various day camps, including Tillicum Choir Camp, Vasa Park Camp and Girl Scout Summer Camps. This event is a fundraiser for the Girl Scout Troop’s trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands in 2022.

The Camp has a fun carnival theme and includes: Carnival games, crafts, win tickets to pie your leaders, & more!

Sanitizing and all COVID Safety measures will be taken. Masks must be worn at all times, except when eating.

Participants should wear close-toed shoes and comfortable clothing.

Where: Westminster Chapel, 13646 NE 24th St., Bellevue, WA 98005
Hours: 9 AM – 3 PM
Cost: $50/day per student. Additional siblings are $40

Lunch and Snacks: Please make sure to provide 2 snacks, sack lunch and a water bottle for your child. For safety, please be sure that all food items are nut-free. 

Registration: Please complete this online form to reserve your spot

Payment: Payment may be made 3 ways:

  1. Online at: +$2 process fee
  2. Venmo @GIRLSCOUT-TROOP-40333 (no fees, as it runs as a personal account)
  3. Cash/check mailed to Troop 40333, 15864 SE 4th St, Bellevue, WA 98008. Checks should be made out to Troop 40333.

Questions? Please e-mail:

Event Flier

Trick or Trot in Bridle Trails State Park

The Bridle Trails Park Foundation invites you to a Family Halloween in the Forest Saturday, October 30th!

1K Scavenger Hunt & 5K Run

1K Scavenger Hunt: 9am – 1pm
5K Run: 8am-10am
State Parks Interpretive Specialist with Owl Specimens & Activities
Halloween treats for all
Costumes are encouraged
Dress accordingly as this event is rain or shine
Location: Bridle Trails State Park – Main Entrance: 5300 116th Ave NE, Kirkland